Obesity is a medical condition that not only restricts everyday tasks, but can also lead to a number of serious health problems, such as Type-2 diabetes, cardiac issues, and various other comorbid conditions. A person with a BMI of 30 or above is considered obese. As the condition leads to serious health issues, it is…

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Obesity is a globally pervasive problem, affecting more than 2.2 billion people, which is about 30 percent of the world’s population. It reduces the average life expectancy by almost ten years. According to a recent study by the Global Burden of Disease, cases of obesity have doubled in more than 70 countries since 1980. Consequently,…

Hernia Surgical

A hernia is a condition wherein an organ pushes through muscle tissue or wall that holds it in place, thus herniating and causing a part of the organ to slip out of position. Hernias can occur in the abdomen, groin, upper thigh, belly button or chest section. In some cases, a hernia may disappear on…

As the popularity of the Keto Diet has exploded in recent years the true nature of Ketogenic weight loss has gotten blurred. So what is Keto? Very simply Keto refers to Ketosis, the state into which your body enters when it shifts to burning fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. As carbohydrates and sugar intake…

Hiatal Hernia Surgery

A hernia is a condition where an internal body organ pushes through a muscle or a tissue in the abdominal region to extend into an area where it doesn’t belong. The muscular wall separating the chest cavity and the abdomen is called the diaphragm. When the stomach bulges through the diaphragm to enter the chest…

Undergoing Antireflux Surgery

Antireflux surgery is a type of treatment for acid reflux or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). The condition treated using this surgery is characterized by reverse flow of stomach acids or foods from the stomach to the esophagus. As the esophagus is just a tube that runs from the mouth to the stomach, it allows the…

If you look at the process of weight loss, it seems like a no-brainer, doesn’t it? Eat less, exercise more and watch the pounds melt away. It’s such a simple concept. In fact, if you believe the hype put out there by some diet books, magazines, and infomercials, it may seem like fast weight loss…

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